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Stephen Lendman: Palestine´s Right of Self Defense

Repeatedly, Israel preemptively bombs, shells, and inflicts other forms of lawless violence on Gazans, bogusly claiming self-defense.When they respond, Israel calls it terrorism, claiming justification for greater attacks in “self-defense,” what international law prohibits. In fact, UN Charter Article 2(4) says: “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or ...

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Richard Falk: US Military Suicides and Palestinian Hunger Strikes

U.S. Military Suicides and Palestinian Hunger Strikes by Professor Richard Falk There is some awareness in the United States that suicides among American military personnel are at the highest level since the years of the Vietnam War. It is no wonder. The sense of guilt and alienation associated with taking part in the Afghanistan War, especially multiple postings to a menacing war zone for a combat mission ...

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Defense for Children International – New Report – „Bound, Blindfolded and Convicted – Children Held in Military Detention“

"....The United Nations (UN) estimates that during the last 44 years, around 726,000 Palestinian men, women and children have been prosecuted and detained under these emergency laws. In the past 11 years alone, around 7,500 children, some as young as 12 years, are estimated to have been detained, interrogated, and imprisoned within this system. This averages out at between 500-700 children per year, or near ...

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